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    Phishers Felled Bitcoin Exchange

    $5 Million Bitstamp Breach Detailed in Unconfirmed Report By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Phishers Felled Bitcoin Exchange

    An unconfirmed post-breach report for bitcoin exchange Bitstamp shows the organization was targeted by a sustained attack that combined phishing via email and Skype with macro malware to successfully steal almost 19,000 bitcoins, worth $5 million.

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    FBI: $18 Million in Ransomware Losses

    Ongoing CryptoWall Attacks Lead to Major Expenses By Mathew J. Schwartz
    FBI: $18 Million in Ransomware Losses

    U.S. businesses and consumers have reported experiencing more than $18 million in losses stemming from CryptoWall ransomware, the FBI warns. Security experts say ransomware's ease of use and low risk fuels the increasing numbers of attacks.

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    Europol Targets Ukrainian Botnet Gang

    Alleged Zeus, SpyEye Banking Trojan Cybercriminals Arrested By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Europol Targets Ukrainian Botnet Gang

    European authorities say they have disrupted a Ukraine-based cybercrime gang tied to $2.2 million in fraud in Europe, the United States and beyond, perpetrated via banking Trojans, botnets and hacking-for-hire services.

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    Malcolm Harkins on Career Change

    Longtime Intel Security Leader Joins Cylance as Global CISO By Tom Field
    Malcolm Harkins on Career Change

    Luck, timing and execution. Those words have guided Malcolm Harkins' career, and they played a huge role in the longtime Intel security chief departing to be global CISO at Cylance. What are his new challenges?

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    Ransomware Gets a New Twist?

    Symantec Describes Dual Attack Now Targeting Consumers By Tracy Kitten
    Ransomware Gets a New Twist?

    Symantec has issued new warnings about a malware strain known as Poweliks, noting that this Trojan is being used in conjunction with ransomware. But security experts disagree over the severity of the threat.

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